MIAMI, FL—Bilzin Sumberg, one of Florida’s leading commercial law firms, is bolstering its Land Development & Government Relations Practice with the addition of Terry M. Lovell, who is among the state’s preeminent practitioners in affordable housing finance matters. Lovell joins the firm as a partner and will head its Affordable Housing & Tax Credit practice, specializing in financial closings on behalf of developers building and operating affordable housing communities in Florida.
Through his 22-year career, Lovell has represented many of the largest affordable housing developers in Florida, including Related Urban Development Group, The Gatehouse Group, The Vestcor Companies, Magellan Housing, and the Banc of America Community Development Corporation. Lovell has also represented clients with projects in Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Lovell and Bilzin Sumberg attorneys have collaborated on several matters, including Florida’s two largest affordable housing developments. Lovell’s arrival at Bilzin Sumberg deepens the firm’s expertise in the affordable housing space, putting its attorneys in position to counsel clients through all phases of development – from land acquisition and government procurement, to environmental due diligence, land use and zoning, financing, and construction.